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, this is bay area news at 7:00. greeting friends of 13-year-old andy lopez brings is confidence to the santa rosa church. the teen shot and killed by a deputy. happening now in the resurrectie of the funeral. >> reporter: there is been people gathering in small groups saying their fair wells to andy lopez, many hope that this is a first step on the long road to the community healing. 13-year-old andy lopez proudly carried the body of the teen. >> it is sad, even if you did not know him, it is really sad. >> i guess our children are safe with the cops around, they're supposed to be out here protecting us. >> what happened to the youngster were uncalled for. >> the relationship between the community and law enforcement is strange. >> he says those concerns are shared by many in the community and it is time that the elected officials step up. >> transparency and honesty and integrity, they don't feel they have that right now. what dialogue can we create to ensure that we have that, it is quite frankly does not exist right now. >> the the community mourning andy lopez, the community can heal. >>
outside of the sheriff's office. >> today's march profitested the killing of andy lopez, carrying a pellet gun designed to look like an ak 47 >> today's march in santa rose why, you can see the crowd and officers there standing by in case this got out of hand. abc7 news joins us there live with a look. wayne? >> reporter: it's by far the largest yet, if you look behind us now, there is still remnants of the march. people still here, if you look on top of the building you can see sheriff deputies looking down to keep an eye on them. this is no longer just a local cause there are people here from oakland, san francisco and rest of the state. the name andy lopez now sharing sentence was traf on-martin and oscar grant. until 3:00 p.m one week ago, andy lopez was just another kid but today's march keeps him on the cause of a national symbol. lopez was 13 years old, walking with a pellet gun made to resemble an ak 47 rifle. last tuesday a sheriff's deputy told him to drop the gun, then when he felt threatened put seven bullets into and through the young man, killing him at the scene, inflaming
a huge march for andy lopez. he is the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. ktvu channel 2 reporter aleck savage there at the memorial for andy lopez and alex we understand that groups from outside the area now planning to take part today. >> reporter: yeah we did just learn that occupy oakland is in fact planning to bus people from the plaza up here to santa rosa to take part in the large march later on today in the area. there's a growing sense of frustration in the community over the shooting of lopez which happened right here in the field. and you can see a memorial is growing in this area. hundreds are expected to march later on today to protest this deadly shooting of the 13-year- old boy by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. at about noon the march will wind up at the sonoma county sheriff's department offices on ventura avenue. now county offices, city hall, and the courthouse will all close at lunchtime in response to what is expected to be the largest demonstration yet over last week's shooting. the middle school student was shot seven time
are learning more details on the death of a 13 year-old ind the boy andy lopez who was shot had toy replica guns the police thought that it was a real gun. will tran? >> reporter: the santa rosa police department is investigating this. i am at the scene, last tuesday, this was a field but according to the community it is turned into a crime scene. he was carrying his rifle gun. and it was a toy gun there was no way that the deputies could of known the difference. they said that he should ha dropped the replica. deputies felt threatened and opened fire. since then, there has been one of march. there was one on friday that wa many. and now, the one to make sure that the prosecutors will do a thorough job. with a 5 hour rally. portions of santa rosa, and also going to santa rosa of making sure that they understand that they are very upset over this shooting. he was only a 13 year-old boy. he had also, that he was carrying a replica guns. the deputies that fired should have known the difference >> thank-you. wheat to know more about that deputy that fired the shots. 48 year-old eric galhous he
the community for their support. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot on the 22nd holding an air rifle that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. abc7 news reporter has the latest from santa rosa. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted for the growing memorial for 13-year-old andy lopez, it was not lost on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> it's a tradition that every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a couple of hours. they left just before sunset. they did not want to speak on camera, but they said they will be in san francisco on monday for a big announcement. they will be joining their team of attorneys monday to announce a federal civil lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers said they had no intention of connect being the death to this day, they just wanted to be here with the lopez family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk about what happened to andy or anything like tha
-year-old andy lopez was shot on the 22nd holding an air rifle that looked like an ax48 assault rifle. we have the late forest santa rosa. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted for the growing memorial for 13-year-old andy lopez, it was not lost on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a few hours. they left just before sunset. they did not want to speak on camera, but they said they will have an announcement on monday. they will join their team of attorneys to announce a federal lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers say they had no connection of connecting the 13-year-old death to the day, they just wanted to support the lopez family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk about what happened to andy or anything like that. we just want to remember him. >> a lopez family attorney said the 13-year-old has not been laid to rest be
. andy lopez was killed when he was holding a toy rifle that looked like a real assault rifle. >> candles were aranked and a cross adjusted for the growing 1-year-old andy lopez, it was not marked on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a few hours. they left just of a sunset. they did no the want to speak on camera but they said they will have an announcement on monday. they will join their team of attorneys to announce a federal lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers say they had no connection of connecting the 13-year-old death to the day, they just wanted to support the family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk with what happened to andy or anything like that. we just want to remember him. >> a lopez family attorney said the 13-year-old has not been laid to rest because his parents have been waiting for his grandmother to arrive from mexico. she ar
from -- these are live pictures from santa rosa where a memorial for andy lopez continues to grow as he will be laid to rest later today. and more protests are scheduled later today. that's why we're also live in oakland. who will be bussed in today and why their presence is raising some eyebrows. that's coming up in a live report. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. >>> we're gonna check your weather and traffic. how does it look, steve? >> cloudy to mostly cloudy. light sprinkles out there. more toward santa rosa down to monterey. some of it not showing up on the radar. snow showing up for one more day. a lot of this will start to push off to the lee side. at least there's a rain/snow mix up there. gilroy, .15 rain. celine knauss, .04. watsonville, .03. a few sprinkles. mostly cloudy. cool to cold. partly sunny this afternoon. cool, breezy. as the low moves out, i think the breeze will pick up. 40s and 50s. if it weren't for the cloud cover we'd be much, much cooler. we're losing a lot of the breeze. it will probably pick up. san francisco,
county deputy who shot and killed 13-year old andy lopez last week in santa rosa. the deputy has been been identified as 48-year-old erick gelhaus. a 24-year veteran of the sheriff's office. he is also a field training officer and firearms instructor. he and another deputy were on patrol when they spotted lopez with what turned out to be a replica a-k-47. several agencies are investigating - including the f.b.i. but it's gelhaus' own words that are putting his actions >> in an article he wrote in swat magazine back in november 2008, he said -- "today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home. somebody needs to be in charge, so make a decision." >> and in the same article, he said "when you are caught in an ambush, you need to make your decisions immediately and carry them out just as quickly. you need to shut down the bad guys who initiated the ambush so that you can go home." >> hundreds of people are expected to march through downtown santa rosa tuesday afternoon to protest the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old andy lopez by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelha
in sonoma county tonight for 13- year-old andy lopez. who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. now the deputy says lopez refused ordered to put down what appeared to be an assault rifle. 48-year-old eric gelhouse is a 24 year veteran of the department. he was on a training exercise tuesday night when he saw anthony lopez holding a bb gun he thought was an assault weapon. he shot lopez serve times after lopez allegedly failed to put down the gun and turn towards the officers. two marches are now being organized for lopez. one by a woman who says she didn't know him but is disturbed by what happened. >> i think the community here is tired of being you know somewhat persecuted. always feeling that they're suspicious in some way. >> that march is being held on wednesday evening. another one is scheduled for noon today from santa rosa junior college to the sheriff's office. >>> time now 5:04. yesterday volunteers handed out permissionships so students could participate in the march but the district says the student who is do not attend school do so at their own risk. they say people are
>> reporter: raj, an emotional crowd is here gathered for andy lopez's funeral. take a look. you can see this church is full. there are people standing in the doorways, listening, wanting to say good-bye to the 13-year-old boy. there are lots of young families here with long faces. the service was scheduled to begin at 5:00, but started around 5:30. a group of young pallbearers and church leaders in white robes at resurrection parish church in santa rosa brought the 13-year-old body's inside while a silent crowd watched. hundreds of people from all over the bay area are here. many came from an earlier protest demanding justice for protest. angry a sonoma county sheriffs deputy shot the teen because he had a toy rifle. people who know the lopez family says it's a relief to see so much support. >> this is very powerful. this is something beyond what i thought was going to happen. what i thought to be just as a community begging for justice. which i think is very supportive and especially to andy's mom. i think she does need the support. >> reporter: now, tonight, there will be pray
and killed by a sheriff's deputy gathered to thank the community for its support. andy lopez was shot while holding an air rifle that looked like an ak-47 rifle. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted at the memorial, it was not lost on a few people here that this weekend marks the day of the dead. >> is it a mexican tradition to every first and second of november to come and celebrate the dead or your loved ones who have passed away. >> reporter: andy lopez's parents were here for a couple of hours. they did not want to speak on camera be. you they did say they will be in san francisco on monday for a big announcement. they will be joining their team of attorneys monday to announce a federal civil lawsuit against sonoma county sheriff's department. they joined 100 people for a potluck dinner. organizers say they have no intention of connecting the death to the day of the dead but they want to support the family. >> we just want to remember andy. we don't want to talk about what happened but we just want to remember him. >> reporter: a family attorney says that the 1
-year-old boy by a sheriff's deputy. the death of andy lopez is a flashpoint. the growing concern about police overreaction and racial profiling. the deputy who killed lopez thought his pellet gun made to look like an ak-47 was the real thing. >> my concern is that i'm an african-american woman in a community that is terrorized by police. >> this guy is a veteran cop who didn't distinguish between a toy gun and real gun. it's frightening. >> reporter: the protests came on the same day that andy lopez' family and friends said goodbye at his funeral mass. the fbi has joined the investigation in to his death. >>> delta airlines pilot is in custody in utah charged with groping a minor during a flight last weekend. 45-year-old michael james pascal was a passenger on the flight. he was sitting next to a 14-year-old girl. she claims when she woke up he was groping her backside. pascal said he fell asleep and somehow his hand fell in to the girl's seat. he's due in federal court today. >>> airlines are earning record amounts of money for sky high fees for checking bags and serving food. analyst
of the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. he was shot by a sheriff's deputy who thought he was armed but turned to be a fake weapon. >>> san francisco supervisor scott wiener wants you to pay almost a quarter more for sodas. it would be a new tax on every can or bottle of soft drinks sold in the city. wiener wants to use the money to pay for health, nutrition, and activity programs for young people. he will introduce his legislation tonight. traffic and weather in just a moment. >>> good morning. unfortunately, traffic is still a mess on southbound 680. it looks like from concord into san ramon. it's because of a crash at the canyon. you can catch a break and traffic once again jams from pleasanton down into an accident. the red traffic sensors mean we're seeing speeds below 20 miles per hour. also word of a new injury crash out of san francisco, southbound 101 approaching caesar varves and stacks onto the skyway. >>> we have a cool day ahead with a lot of clouds into san jose. the sun is trying to breakthrough but slow going and looks like te
to return a funeral in santa rosa, california, tonight for andy lopez who was shot to death last week by a sheriff's deputy who thought he was carrying an assault rifle. so it turned out to be a plastic pellet gun. the community is outraged by this killing. the sonoma county sheriff is standing by the deputy eric gilhouse, the officer who pulled the trigger. >> a tragedy for all involved. >> the fact he's been employed with the sheriff's office for 24 years suggests you have a lot of confidence in him. >> eric is a solid employee and the fact he trains new people for us does show the level of respect that we have for eric and his position here. >> this was such a tragedy. sheriff's deputies claim they ordered lopez to on drop his weapon and opened fire when he turned toward them with his toy gun. i have to go online and take a look at his tois gun versus what the actual assault rifle looks like because i have a boy who walks around shooting. i let him do the water guns, the big ones, because they don't look like regular rifles. in this case, berman, it looked like the assault rifle. w
sheriff deputy. an attorney for the family of 13-year-old andy lopez says a federal civil rights lawsuit will be filed on monday in san francisco. andy was shot on october 22nd while holding a toy gun that looked like an ak47 assault rifle. his older brother anthony lopez says the family is doing the best it can to cope. >> they are hanging in there. it is really hard on everyone. the house isn't even the same anymore. >> how so? >> it is quiet. it feels like there is a void in the house. >> today's gathering will be held on the field at morland avenue at 3:00. >>> new this morning president obama says budget negotiations in congress are about choices and priorities. in his weekly address the president urges congress to pass a budget on spending, insphraw structure and -- infro infrastructure and research. he says there is cutting just for cutting. >> the deficits are getting smaller and not bigger. on my watch they are falling at the fastest pace in 60 years. it gives us room to fix our long-term debt problems without sticking it to young people or underminding our bedrock retirement
their final good-bye to andy lopez. a police officer shot and killed the 13-year-old because he appeared to be carrying an assault rifle. it turned out to be a plastic gun. a preliminary autopsy report says the officer fired eight rounds at the scene and andy lopez died of bullets to the chest and right hip. >>> o.j. simpson's south florida mansion will be auctioned off online. a judge signed off on the deal to sell his lavish home. according to reports, the property's >>> and then in weather. take a look at this. wirnd wonderland for some folks out west. an averaging of 4 to 7 inches fell in parts of wyoming and -- we wish those folks. good luck with that today. >> winter here we come. >> new jersey governor chris christie is spending today visiting communities impacted by superstorm sandy. today marks one year after that tragic storm. there is still a long way to go for many people hit by sandy. in seaside heights, that's right. on the jersey shore, millions of reported to rebuild only to have a massive fire destroy part of the boardwalk that was ravaged by sandy. and really a one-two
. there is another demonstration and vigil being planned for tonight for 13-year-old andy lopez in santa rosa. the rally comes after hundreds of people attended his funeral mass last night. the 13-year-old was shot and killed by a sun know onoma coun sheriff's deputy last week. he thought lopez' replica rifle was a real ak-47. they are conducting an independent investigation into the shooting. the nra says it will sue the city of sunnyvale if they pass a measure enacted some of the strictest laws in the couldn't interest country. the measure will go before voters next tuesday. christina loren says we are expecting some sunshine. >>> it is going to be nice later on today. good morning to you at home. it is cold to start the day, 36 in santa rosa. 37 in napa. 44 in san jose. we are in the upper 30s in gilroy. we want to show you a live picture of the reason why it is nice and clear to start the day. no blanket of low clouds to trap in the warmth. the sun is going to be out in full force later on. we will warm up. 71, livermore, 66, fremont. we are going to jump out of the upper 50s into the mid
of a 13-year-old boy. hundreds gathered in winsor yesterday to pay respect to andy lopez. last week a deputy shot lopez seven times killing him. the fbi is now conducting an independent investigation. >>> whipping winds caused a scene in the bay area from toppling trees and knocking out power to overturning big rigs. the strength of the winds quite evident. at least one truck driver suffered minor injuries. >>> they died down a bit. let's look at the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> good morning, marla. the winds are dropping off. we saw gusts to 75 miles per hour through the altamont pass. this morning we still have pretty strong speeds that will be the case the next few hours. as we progress throughout the day the winds will drop off and the shower chances increase. best chance later today in the south bay and east bay. 63 degrees in concord, 61 san jose, it's going to be cold. then we warm up tuesday into wednesday, upper 60s to low 70s return. here is mike inouye and your drive. >> we have returned to your coliseum. during the 6:00 hour we had a back
.com for the latest. >>> they will say their final good-bye to a 13-year-old boy named andy lopez. a police officer shot and killed the teen because the boy appeared to be carrying an assault rifle. it turned out to be a plastic gun. cnn's dan simon has the story. >> reporter: outrage at a northern california town. an ak-47 replica, a toy pellet gun, mistakingly identified by a sheriff's deputy for the real thing. the veteran officer firing, killing him. >> the reports are that he asked the boy to drop the weapon. and he didn't drop it. >> andy was not the type, believe me. if he knew it was a sheriff, if he was asked, andy would have dropped it, you know, i -- i don't believe that at all. >> reporter: friends and neighbors in santa rosa have held rallies, calling the shooting a combination of unnecessarily force and racism. some allege the shooter was profiled because he was hiss sb spannic walking through a low income neighborhood. >> i understand the community is angry. this is a horrible tragedy. >> reporter: the county sheriff told us he couldn't go into details of the case but he confirmed th
is expected to rally at noon today in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa. his funeral will take place today at 5:00 at the resurrection parish church. meantime we have new information about the deputy who shot him several times. 48-year-old eric gillhouse is a 24-year veteran on the force and a firearms instructor. he's written extensively on use of force advising officers to turn on their mean gene when they need it. >>> not even beginning to lighten up. walnut creek concord area, an accident with a box truck. was a sigalert, it's just been lifted. it's clear but traffic is a mess. also now to the san jose area northbound 101 just south of 87 got a motorcycle down. bay bridge metering lights on and it is just jammed back into the macarthur maze. kristen. >>> sue, thanks. we'll check out your forecast with m >>> good morning. live doppler 7 hd picking up some showers along the coast on 94 up to skyline boulevard. you can see clouds hanging over the golden gate bridge. onshore flow will keep tefrtures about nine to 11 degrees cooler than average. >>> the jonas brothers.
sonoma county. andy lopez was shot several times last week while carrying a pellet gun. deputies mistook it for an assault rifle. fernando chavez is an attorney. thank you for being with us today. the deputies at the scene later said that, quote, as the subject was turning toward him, the barrel of what he thought was the assault rifle was rising up and turning in his direction. and that the deputy feared for his safety. does the family have a strong case here? >> well, it depends on the facts. as i understand, some of the witnesses now are saying that the officer did not identify themselves as police officers. if you take a look at the situation and assume the young man was walking away from them as he was and someone says, drop your gun, you're turning to look to see who it is, not necessarily turning with the intent to aim the weapon. and the fact of the matter is that the kid knew it was a play gun and it wasn't a real weapon. so i think that's a concern. one of the other issues, too, is the amount of time that transpired between the initial call that there was someone with a potenti
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